High School Sports

  • Track and field team comes together for teammate with orange shoelaces



    Katelyn Clark-Martin

    Contributing writer


    BRIGHTON — Miggy Martinez has dealt with his mother’s journey living with multiple sclerosis for about nine years. Each year, Martinez joins his family in an awareness walk for M.S. 


  • Football league alignments in place

    AURORA -- The football league alignments for the next two years are set.

    The Colorado High School's classification and reorganization committee and CHSAA's legislative council made the final approvals July 14.

    Brighton and Prairie View high schools are in the Flatirons Conference. Its other members are Boulder, Denver East, Montbello, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster high schools.

    Preason camps for the ThunderHawks and the Bulldogs start Aug. 4. Formal practice begins Aug. 11, and the first games are Aug. 29.

  • BHS activity pass available at registration

    Brighton High School students can sign up for their athletic activity pass during registration the week of Aug. 4 at the school.

           It costs $35 and is good for admission to all regular-season home athletic events during the school year. State playoff games are excluded. Call 303-655-4200 with questions.

  • PVHS golf min-camp starts July 30

    Prairie View’s mini camp runs from July 30, 31 and Aug. 1 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Buffalo Run Golf Course in Commerce City. Tryouts are set for Aug. 4 and 5, also at Buffalo Run.

    The first tournament of the season is Aug. 7. Email danoakham@yahoo.com with questions.

  • Area sports physicals Aug. 2

    Prairie View and Brighton high school athletes can take care of necessary physical exams and help fund their schools’ sports medicine teams at the same team.

    The scene will be Platte Valley Medical Center’s physical therapy department, 1600 Prairie Center Parkway, Suite 130. Local area doctors and physical therapists will be giving the exams to BHS athletes from 8:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 2, and to PVHS athletes from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost is $25, and proceeds benefit the sports medicine programs at the respective schools.

  • BHS softball summer camp starts Aug. 4

                The summer camp for Brighton High School softball players runs from Aug. 4 to Aug. 6 (9- to 13-year-olds) and from Aug. 7 to Aug. 9 for the 14- to 17-year-olds).

                The camps are open to those with an interest in playing softball for the Bulldogs. The cost is $30.

  • BHS volleyball tryouts Aug. 11

    Tryouts for Brighton High School’s varsity volleyball team are set for the week of Aug. 11.

    They begin at 3:30 p.m. in Gamble Gym. Email mlaw@sd27j.org with questions.

  • PVHS volleyball tryouts run Aug. 11-13

    First-year coach Amy Shoemaker plans team tryouts from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 11, 12 and 13. Those are the only available days for prospective players to try and make the squad.

    Players also need to turn in their paperwork (including evidence of a physical) before Aug. 11; otherwise, they won’t be able to try out that day.

    Call 720-425-7700 or email ashoemaker@sd27j.org.

  • PVHS captures NCBL title

    JOHNSTOWN -- Prairie View's 17U summer baseball team blanked Roosevelt 8-0 to capture a divisional title and the NCBL league title July 17.

    "All of the players contributed," PVHS coach Tim Cardenas said. "We love 'em all."

  • Killen commits to Peru (Neb.) State for baseball

    STERLING — Welcome to “right place, right time,” a la Kyle Killen, former Prairie View High School baseball player. Killen, who has been playing baseball at Northeastern Junior College, committed to Peru (Neb.) State last week.

    An innocent visit put the college and Killen together.